Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Monday’s Writing Tips – Let’s start editing!

So the first draft of your novel is done. You have put it away for a few weeks to free your mind. Now it is time to pick it up and start the second draft, but where do you begin? … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 25, 2014

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Mark 1:14-20 After John had been arrested, Jesus went into Galilee. There he proclaimed the gospel from God saying, ‘The … Continue reading

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The Rosie Effect, by Graeme Simsion

  Don Tillman’s loyalty, self-sacrifice, and problem solving genius, make him welcome as a friend. We first met Don in “The Rosie Project,” (see warning below) the story of a high functioning Asperger’s individual in search of a “mate.” Don … Continue reading

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From the President’s Desk – January 23, 2015

Happy New Year to all new and long-time members of the Catholic Writers Guild! For the past month, I’ve been busy sending out invoices to members who are not on auto-renew through PayPal. Many of these emails are coming back … Continue reading

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God’s Love Is The Best Beauty Treatment

“Do you think it’s wrong to have a facelift?” a girlfriend asked as we sat on the beach house sofa in our pajamas, sipping coffee and looking out the window at the boats in the harbor. We were on retreat … Continue reading

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January Member Round-Up

These posts from the December work of your fellow Guild Members need readers! Kassie Ritman not only writes family history, but makes a compelling case that you should, too! Maybe the young moms around us would see more clearly that … Continue reading

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Purveyors of Reality

          “Reality,” that’s a term that gets tossed around a lot these days. Self-help experts tout it, authors comment on it, politicos pontificate on it and television has umpteen channels devoted to it.  You know, reality … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – Priorities and Preparing for Edits

So sorry that this series has been delayed for many weeks. Family illness and concerns needed all my attention. Perhaps this is a good time to share what I have learned about priorities in life. I find that most problems … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: January 18, 2015

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment.  Psalms 40:2-4, 7-10 He pulled me up from the seething chasm, from the mud of the mire. He set my … Continue reading

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The Freelance Writer’s Guide to the Galaxy of Opportunities

Please welcome Dennis McGeehan, a veritable treasury of ideas on where to find writing work.  He’ll be writing at the Catholic Writers Guild Blog on the ins and outs of making a living as a freelance writer. On June 17, … Continue reading

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